Elite Qualifying Partners
Earn Mileage Plan™ Miles when you travel on our award-winning partner, British Airways. British Airways operates flights with First, Club World (Business), World Traveller Plus (Premium Economy) and World Traveller (Economy) classes of service. Learn more about where British Airways flies and book your next flight at britishairways.com.
Elite Benefits: Our Mileage Plan™ MVP® members earn 50% Elite Bonus, MVP® Gold members earn 100% Elite Bonus, and Gold 75K** level members earn 125% Elite Bonus on miles earned. Elite Bonus Miles do not count toward elite qualification.
**For flights taken in 2014, Gold 75K members earn 100% Elite Bonus
Earning on British Airways
Elite Qualifying Flight Miles: Earned flight miles and premium cabin bonuses on British Airways count towards Elite Status.
World Traveler (Economy) Cabin: Earn actual flight miles* flown in Y, B, H, K, L, M, N, O, V, G, Q or S classes of service.
World Traveler Plus (Premium Economy) Cabin: Earn actual flight miles* flown in W, E, or T classes of service plus 10% Bonus Miles.
Club World (Business Class) Cabin: Earn actual flight miles* flown in J, C, D, I or R classes of service, plus 25% Bonus Miles.
First Class Cabin: Earn actual flight miles* flown in F or A classes of service, plus 50% Bonus Miles.
*Earn 500 minimum miles on flights less than 500 miles. Actual miles flown = 1 mile per flight mile flown. Some deeply discounted, and industry fares are ineligible to earn miles.
To qualify for mileage accrual, please note that your flights must fall within the eligible flight number range below and your flight must be marketed and operated by British Airways
Eligible Flight Numbers
0001 - 1503
2000 - 2999
6200 - 6449
7950 - 8299
8450 - 8497
To ensure flight credit, the two letter airline code (BA) must precede the flight number (for example, BA XXXX) on your ticket receipt or boarding pass.
Add A Mileage Plan™ Number to an Existing Reservation: If you are traveling on British Airways and would like to enter your Mileage Plan™ number in your reservation, please visit ba.com or call British Airways Reservations at 1-800-AIRWAYS (1-800-247-9297).
Request Mileage Credit: Allow 4 to 6 weeks for miles to post. Missing miles must be requested within 12 months of original flight date. To request mileage credit for flights already taken, email us a copy of your ticket receipt and at least one boarding pass to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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